Thursday, September 12, 2013

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013

QUOTE:
“An American or Europeon can composer, for example, now has access to the music of 
  various Asian, African, and South American cultures.”
AUTHOR: George Crumb
MEANING OF THE QUOTE:
“Because of mass communication, composers know more about music 
  from other cultures for which they can incorporate into their own music.”







COMPOSER
HILDEGARD


O Rubor Sanguinis
video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2j_t1o_g5U&feature=related


GRANADA ADV. STRINGS
1. D MAJOR SCALE 
a. 2-part round
2.  PACHELBELL/JOLLY

INTRO. TO INSTRUMENT
GRANADA
Recorder
1. Warm-up: Ear training note B, A, G step and skip
a.  Added in notes down to E (fingers 4 and 5)
2. SONG: TURKEY TROT
3.  Musical Alphabet on the recorder discussion

HILLVIEW
Keyboard
1.  Discussion of the frame of the hand on the keyboard
2.  Named the fingers by numbers on each hand
3.  Discussed independent movement of the different fingers of each hand 
(ring finger probably being the hardest to move independently)
4.  Discussed the importance of not looking at the fingers while playing and to develop 
a good sense of touch
5.  Class started to learn song America with teacher guidance

GRANADA BEG. STRINGS
BOWING OPEN STRINGS (UH)
1. Cycle of Strings
a. 4x each string in "Cycle of Strings" UH Bow
b. 2x each string in "Cycle of Strings" UH Bow
2.  SEE-SAW Silent Rocking at middle and tip for bow levels
3.  SONG: PUMPED UP KICKS (by Foster the People) 
a.  Open strings played in the pattern: GG, DD, AA, EE and repeated over and over
4.  SONG: BLAST OFF
a.  Started song  with bowing and note reading combined

HILLVIEW ORCHESTRA
1. C MAJOR SCALE(CONCERT)
a. Articulation 4x each note
b. Martele bowings for strings for tone
2.  SILENT NIGHT